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Man Busted After Trying to Get Reward for Stolen Jewish Prayer Items: NYPD

The suspect allegedly stole tefillin and then tried to return them for a reward.

Borough Park »

Ex-NYPD Officer Charged With Hate Crime in Anti-Semitic Graffiti Spree

Michael Setiawan, 36, was arrested Saturday night after allegedly marking up more than a dozen cars.

Washington Heights »

Washington Heights' Jewish Population Thriving After Lean Years

After many years of shrinking numbers, uptown has seen an uptick in its Jewish community.

Williamsburg »

Little-Known Hasidic Sect Emerges as Political Powerbroker in Mayor's Race

The Hasidic sect of Aroni Jews have emerged as a powerhouse, propelling de Blasio to a primary win.

Williamsburg »

Orthodox Counselor Sentenced to 103 Years in Prison for Sex Abuse

Satmar leader Nechemya Weberman was sentenced to 103 years in prison for sexually assaulting a girl.

Williamsburg »

Orthodox Counselor Convicted of Sexually Abusing 12-Year-Old Girl

Nechemya Weberman was convicted on charges he sexually abused a girl he counseled.

Williamsburg »

Orthodox Counselor Charged with Child Sex Abuse Defends Himself at Trial

Nechemya Weberman, 54, is accused of abusing a 12-year-old girl.

Williamsburg »

Court Increases Security in Wake of Sex Abuse Trial Photo Chaos

Court officers used metal-detector wands and confiscated phones in the trial of Nechemya Weberman.

Sunset Park »

Orthodox Men Caught Taking Pix of Sex Assault Victim on Stand

Supporters of a rabbi accused of sex assault allegedly took photos of the victim on the stand.

Crown Heights »

Crown Heights Fashionistas Give Maxi Skirts an Orthodox Twist

Orthodox designers MiMu Maxi unveil chic new line of skirts for hip, modest women.

Greenpoint »

Greenpoint's Only Synagogue Grows With Demand

The Greenpoint Shul, the only synagogue in Greenpoint, had no rabbi before 2009 but now is a local hub.

New York City »

Four Men Accused of Offering Teen Girl $500,000 to Drop Molestation Charge

Four men allegedly tried to bribe a teen who accused an Orthodox community therapist of sexual assault.

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